What Happened on May 9, 1963

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Miles, American jazz cornetist, composer, and bandleader, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2022)
  • Sanja Dole┼żal, Croatian pop singer (Novi fosili), and television personality, born in Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
Born in 1963

Famous Deaths

Charles Vyner BrookeCharles Vyner Brooke (1874-1963)

3rd and last White Rajah of Sarawak (1917-46), dies at 88

1963 Highlights

About May 9, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Will Follow Him - Little Peggy March
  • UK #1 Song: From Me To You - The Beatles